Didcot, Oxfordshire (On-site)
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
NACE is seeking to appoint a Marketing and PR Officer who will take responsibility for developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing and PR methodology and programme through which to promote NACE, and to showcase our plans and future ambitions for the Association including:

• Increasing take-up of our membership and our product range, as well as expanding the services we provide.
• Promoting NACE as the voice for the more able, and further developing engagement with and support for schools, teachers, and pupils of all ages in the challenging and evolving education sectors in England, Wales, and progressively in other countries.

Marketing and PR Officer Requirements:

The successful candidate will have at least 3-5 years professional experience in the field of marketing and PR and experience of working for and promoting a membership-based organisation. You may also have experience of providing marketing and communication services in a not-for-profit or comparable context.

You will have demonstrable experience of working with and establishing routes for delivery of marketing and two-way communications with a wide-range of stakeholders using various routes, including print-based press, digital and social media, radio stations, advertising agencies, event management companies, web design and production organisations.

You may be abreast of the current educational landscape, or you can show that you have experience of joining a new organisation and quickly tuning into the key themes and priorities. You will also be able to give us clear examples about how you go about managing and prioritising the demands of a busy and complex workload whilst remaining attentive to detail. This role reports to our Membership and Programme Delivery Manager, and in turn you will be supported by a Digital Designer.

About NACE:

NACE is the UK’s leading charity that supports and champions the education of more able learners. With 40 years of experience, NACE works with a diverse network of member schools, leaders in education and practitioners to improve provision for more able learners, driving whole-school improvement and raising achievement for all.

We represent the interests of more and exceptionally able learners, members and education experts, and make available an extensive and comprehensive range of learning materials and training courses for all school leaders and practitioners. We have a network of highly qualified and experienced associates who provide guidance, support and advice for members. The NACE Challenge Development Programme is an established and respected tool, which schools can use to review and improve the quality of policy and provision for more able learners, within a context of challenge and high standards for all.

Location: Chilton, near Didcot, Oxfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 4-5 days per week. Full-time hours are 37.5 per week but part-time hours can be considered.
Involves travel in the UK.
Salary: Competitive plus benefits package. £30-35k (fte) depending on experience
Holidays and benefits: 33 days holiday (fte) including 8 bank holidays. Pension auto enrolment after 3 months employment. Free car parking.

To apply please send your CV together with a covering letter setting out the reasons for your application and giving one practical example of how a marketing campaign you have created led directly to an increase in membership and/or uptake of services provided by the organisation you worked with at the time.

Closing date for applications: 10:00 on Thursday, 14th July, Interviews will be held in the NACE offices on Tuesday, 19th July 2022.

The selection process will involve an interview, combined with a presentation to the CEO, Membership and Programme Delivery Manager, and our HR Adviser.

NACE is an equal opportunities employer. We recognise the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS certificate.

You may have experience of the following: Marketing and PR Officer, Social Media Coordinator, Digital PR, SEO, Marketing Executive, PR Manager, New Media, Communications Officer, Marketing Manager, etc.

Ref: 134 035
Posted on: 22 June 2022
Closed date: 14 July 2022 at 01:00
Job ref: 134035
Tags: Marketing